Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Superconducting Parametric Amplifiers (2 posts)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The upcoming date less then 1 day.
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Oxford
Department Name: 
Physics (Astrophysics)
Street Line 1: 
Denys Wilkinson Building
Street Line 2: 
Keble Road
City: 
Oxford
State/Province: 
Oxfordshire
Zip/Postal: 
OX1 3RH
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Superconducting Parametric Amplifiers.

The post is available initially for a fixed-term duration of 2 years, with the possibility of extension (until end of grant).

This project will focus on developing superconducting parametric amplifiers and other associated superconducting quantum devices for astronomies and quantum computers.

The successful candidate will lead an SPA associated project, design the superconducting devices, setup the experiment using a test cryostat system, conduct experiments to test and analysis the performance of the devices, including guide and assist post-graduate research students, writing progress reports, attending conferences and publish scientific papers. The post-holder will have the opportunity to teach.

Applicants should possess, or be very close to completion of a doctorate in physics or a related field and ideally a strong background in superconducting quantum devices.   

Previous experience in the field of superconducting quantum detectors such as SPA, Kinetic Inductance Detectors (KIDs), Superconductor-Insulator-Superconductor (SIS) mixer etc will be an advantage.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate good background knowledge, good communication skills and ability to work independently on research projects, work well in collaboration with researchers and technicians in the group and write scientific papers.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Dr. Boon Kok Tan boonkok.tan@physics.ox.ac.uk

Only applications received before midday (UK time) 16 April 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a statement of research interests, CV. You should arrange for your two referee’s to send reference letters to  Leanne.odonnell@physics.ox.ac.uk before the closing date.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 16, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, May 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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HR Team
Institution/Company: 
University of Oxford
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
Clarendon Laboratory
Street Line 2: 
Parks Road
City: 
Oxford
State/Province: 
Oxfordshire
Zip/Postal Code: 
OX1 3PU
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Email: 
personnel@physics.ox.ac.uk
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
149921
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Attention To: 
Dr Boon kok Tan
Subject: 
PDRA
Email: 
boonkok.tan@physics.ox.ac.uk